Antetokounmpo’s older brother told Lyles, “I won’t let him do that”
Brooke Lopez (34) stepped out to protect Giannis Antetokounmpo (28, Greece) who suffered a rough foul.
The Milwaukee Bucks (hereinafter referred 메이저사이트 to as Milwaukee), to which Lopez belongs, won the NBA 2022-23 season regular league away game held at the Golden 1 Center in Sacramento, California, USA on the 14th (Korean time), 133-124, 9 points away from the Sacramento Kings (hereinafter Sacramento). won on
Lopez had a fierce altercation with Trey Lyles (27, Canada) in the last seconds. With about 15 seconds left until the end of the game, Antetokounmpo started dribbling to pass the remaining time slowly. At this time, Lyles reached out and pushed Antetokounmpo hard as Antetokounmpo passed him, fouling it.
Seeing Lyles’ wild foul, Lopez immediately jumped in front of him. Lopez came face to face with Lyles and things moved quickly. Lopez, who had previously been bleeding from his face, was hit in the same spot by Lyles and grabbed him by the head and pushed him to the relay box.
Lopez, who let Lyles go as many people mobilized, shouted at him, “I won’t let you do that to Giannis.” In the end, both men received an accompanying technical foul and were ejected. Milwaukee then took a 9-point victory over Sacramento.
Sacramento coach Mike Brown, who watched the fight between Lopez and Lyles, responded, “I don’t know what happened, but we’re not going to take offense at anyone.” I didn’t,” he said cautiously.
Milwaukee coach Mike Budenholzer also said, “I was impressed with the play Sacramento showed. I will not say anything about what happened that day.”
Meanwhile, Lopez played a big role in the game that day with 23 points, 8 rebounds, 4 assists and 3 blocks, including 4 3-pointers.
Protected by Lopez, Antetokounmpo not only recorded 46 points, 12 rebounds and 4 assists, but also boasted high efficiency with a field goal success rate of 67.9% (19/28).
Opponent ace Pax had 35 points, 8 rebounds and 3 assists, and Domantas Sabonis had 23 points, 17 rebounds and 15 assists, producing a great match. And Lyles, who played off the bench, finished the game with 6 points and 7 rebounds.